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What foods will make my bones stronger?

What foods will make my bones stronger?

Healthy Diet.: Generally, a balanced diet and moderate exercise are all that is required for strong healthy bones. The necessary ingredients are both "calcium" and "vitamin D". Calcium is found in cheese and milk products, green leafy vegetables and nuts. Vitamin D is normally obtained by the sunlight reacting with our skin as well as eating oily fish, salmon and eggs. Taking a vitamin D supplement is fine. ...Read more

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Can you strengthen thin, weak tooth enamel, and make it stronger?

Can you strengthen thin, weak tooth enamel, and make it stronger?

No: If your enamel is thin it is likely due to problems like grinding, trauma, bulimia (acids from the stomach erode tooth enamel). Once tooth structure is lost it can be replaced but only by a dentist. If this an area of concern to you see your dentist and ask him or her what you can do. ...Read more

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How to make bones stronger without supplements?

How to make bones stronger without supplements?

Exercise and diet: Stressing the bone with exercise will strengthen the bone. A well balanced diet will keep bone structure intact as long as there are no other metabolic problems. ...Read more

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Does HGH make bones Thicker and Cranium Bigger and Stronger?

Does HGH make bones Thicker and Cranium Bigger and Stronger?

Yes but: It can but there is no demonstrated benefit of HGH for people without demonstrated GH deficiency. It is also quite dangerous leading to serious complications. Do not use it for "lifestyle, fitness," or non-medical uses. ...Read more

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How to make bones strong?

How to make bones strong?

Strong bones.: We can work to keep our bones strong through a combination of weight-bearing exercise, calcium supplementation and vitamin D supplementation ...Read more

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Does chewing gum make your face/cheeks thinner and stronger ?

Does chewing gum make your face/cheeks thinner and stronger ?

Gum chewing: Chewing gum will make your face more full and muscular. Just the opposite of the look you desire. ...Read more

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How do you make weak teeth stronger?

How do you make weak teeth stronger?

Diet, flouride: Teeth can be strengthened with flouride and some calcium/phosphorus toothpastes. You can also avoid acidic foods and sugars of course. ...Read more

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How does exercise help build and maintain strong bones and prevent falls?

How does exercise help build and maintain strong bones and prevent falls?

Many ways: Studies show that weight bearing exercising like walking help with maintaining bone density. Exercises that do not have some weight bearing do not do as well with bone density. In general people who remain physically fit generally have better balance however certain exercises like tai chi and yoga have been shown to help with balance. ...Read more

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How can vitamin d help to maintain strong bones helping to prevent the development of osteoporosis?

How can vitamin d help to maintain strong bones helping to prevent the development of osteoporosis?

More calcium to bone: Vitamin D improves the absorption of calcium from diet and help the body to place more of the needed Calcium in your bones ...Read more

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Is eating too much vinegar or pickles harmful to your bones? I heard that vinegar dissolves bones( reduces bone density)

Is eating too much vinegar or pickles harmful to your bones? I heard that vinegar dissolves bones( reduces bone density)

Nonsense: Don't believe everything you read. An awful lot of health news online and elsewhere is BS. Limit your online reading to professionally run sites. ...Read more

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Will swishing with act anticavity fluoride mouthwash help prevent cavities and strengthen teeth? Or is it useless

Will swishing with act anticavity fluoride mouthwash help prevent cavities and strengthen teeth? Or is it useless

Mouthwashes: The single best way to prevent cavities is to brush and floss properly and avoid food and liquids that are high in unrefined sugars or sticky carbohydrates. Also consult with your own dentist to see how well you are taking care of your mouth. Anticavity-fluoride rinses can also help but have a minimal effect when compared to the more important factors I mentioned. ...Read more

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Why are your teeth strong or stronger than your bones?

Why are your teeth strong or stronger than your bones?

Calcification: Your teeth are harder than your bones due to the need for them to resist abrasion, cut and grind food, and last a lifetime since you only get one adult set. Bones are constantly remodeling, and need to be a bit forgiving and flex, up to a point. If the bones didn't flex they would easily break and that would be problematic. ...Read more

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How do ultraviolet rays help your bones and teeth?

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No: Long term exposure to uv light is unhealthy. However, we need some uv light from the sun to produce vitamin d. Vitamin d is important in regulating bone density and osteoporosis. Vitamin d deficiencies have been linked to tooth loss, and periodontal risk factors like low bone mass. Also vitamin d may act as an anti inflammatory agent and stimulate the production of oral anti microbial peptide. ...Read more

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Does milk leach calcium from bones? I have osteoporosis and don't want to make matters worse.

Does milk leach calcium from bones? I have osteoporosis and don't want to make matters worse.

No not at all: Milk is commonly used to help you get your daily calcium needs. No it does not leach calcium...Who ever said that! ...Read more

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Is any toothpaste than can make dentin stronger like there is toothpaste that can make enamel stronger that you have got. I know it won't grow back?

Is any toothpaste than can make dentin stronger like there is toothpaste that can make enamel stronger that you have got. I know it won't grow back?

Tooth enamel: Fluoride can make the enamel stronger, harder. MI paste can also make your enamel stronger by replacing some of the lost minerals. As for the dentine fluorides can block some of the pores to decrease sensitivity. ...Read more

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Do vitiam d make strong bones are muscles?

Vitamin D is vital: We still do not know all of the whys that vitamin d is vital. But, if your vitamin d level is normal you have less cancer, less heart disease; you do better with chronic illnesses. Vitamin d is vital many of us in america do not get sufficient vitamin d. This supplement is vital to your future health. ...Read more

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Can prescription strength prevident, damage teeth if used for too long? I feel my teeth enamel is weak, and do not know what to do.

Can prescription strength prevident, damage teeth if used for too long? I feel my teeth enamel is weak, and do not know what to do.

See your dentist: See your dentist who after personally examining you can check the health of your teeth (and gums) and discuss your concerns. While internet searches and this website have its place, nothing can replace one on one doctor\patient evaluations and advice. ...Read more

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In what way can I replace calcium supplements to maintain strong bones and teeth if i don't drink milk very much?

In what way can I replace calcium supplements to maintain strong bones and teeth if i don't drink milk very much?

Yes: Calcium is very important to our bodies not only for bones but also for heart function, muscles and the nervous system. Women need at least 1, 000 to 1, 500mg mg a day. If you are not getting this much in your diet then it is important to take supplements. It is also important to take vitamin d and magesium. ...Read more

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Luride (Definition)

Luride is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent (nutritional or metabolic agent). It is also a supplement ...Read more


Dr. Howard Schneider
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Fluoride (Definition)

Fluoride is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more